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Civil Litigation Section

Members get free access to two half-day conferences and four one-hour webinars per year, plus discounted entry to other Section and Law Society events

Symposium at Civil Litigation Section conference - September 2018

Civil Litigation Section spring conference (London, 1 May 2019)

This year’s inclusive conference will be held on Wednesday 1 May (2pm to 6.30pm) at the Law Society, London.

All forthcoming events

fighting over money

Webinar: Recent changes to the Financial Ombudsman Service (3 July)

Join our webinar on 3 July (12.30pm to 1.30pm) to gain an understanding of the FOS’s new jurisdiction.

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Webinar: Commercial litigation update 2019 (16 October)

Join this webinar for an update on key developments for commercial litigators over the past 12 months.

court bundles

Webinar: Disclosure pilot scheme - an update (OnDemand)

This webinar will update you on the new disclosure pilot scheme.

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Webinar: An introduction to arbitration and adjudication (OnDemand)

This webinar will explain how arbitration and adjudication differ from litigation and identify some of the advantages in adopting these methods.

All inclusive section webinars

We offer a number of webinars at a 20% discount for Section members, on topics of relevance to civil litigators

Keys left in door of property

Webinar: property litigation update 2019 (20 May)

This webinar will cover notable developments in property litigation over the last 12 months.

Counting money

Webinar: Costs update 2019 (OnDemand)

This webinar will help you to stay up to date with the latest changes in costs law and their impact on your firm.


Webinar: Advocacy in the Employment Tribunal (OnDemand)

Employment lawyers are seeing an uptick in work with the Supreme Court ruling that the increased tribunal fees were unlawful. 


Webinar: Property Litigation Update 2018 (OnDemand)

Disputes and disagreements are a fact of economic life. They are part of the business of owning or occupying property. With the shortage of homes creating a building boom all over the country and the rapid increase prices, property litigators are having a busy time.

All Discounted webinars

Excellence Awards 2019

Enter the Excellence Awards

No matter the size of your firm, you have an equal chance to win at this year’s Excellence Awards.

Nominate before Friday 17 May to celebrate your success.

Nominate now
Civil Litigation Section renewals

Benefits of Membership*

The Civil Litigation Section will provide you with support, advice, networking opportunities and enable the sharing of best practice with peers.

The current Section Engagement Programme has been created in consultation with the Section Committee and will focus on key issues including:

  • costs
  • budgeting and management
  • court fees
  • access to justice
  • alternative dispute resolution
  • profitability
  • clinical negligence
  • fixed costs
  • J codes
  • adjudication
  • service
  • jurisdiction
  • consumer protection
  • Rome II

These issues will be addressed through a range of activities including: seminars, workshops, webinars, conferences, e-newsletters, magazines amd Twitter.

*See Section terms and conditions

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